hunger

'Poverty Is Like Being Punched In The Face Over And Over On A Daily Basis'
'The hunger is extraordinary. There is a constant gnawing in your stomach, an empty feeling that has taken up permanent residence. Even as you’re eating a meal, you feel the hunger.' Read more...
Forbes Writer Claims SNAP Is Cruel, No Hunger Problem In US
No distended bellies or people dropping in the street? No hunger problem here! Read more...
Food stamp cuts affect people already struggling to pay rent, medical bills and transportation costs. Read more...
Take a look inside America’s first nonprofit grocery store, which is bringing fresh food to a struggling community in Pennsylvania. Read more...
Fox News Guest: 'That's A Teaching Moment' When Hungry Students Don't Get School Lunches
A Fox News guest on Thursday argued that hungry students would have a "teaching moment" if they were refused access in the cafeteria line to school lunches because their parents hadn't properly filled out the right paperwork. Read more...

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Sequester cuts will total $1.2 trillion through fiscal year 2021. This year there is a 5.3 percent cut, totaling $85 billion. The cuts are indiscriminate and will impact nearly every federal program. Read more...
Greg Kaufmann, poverty correspondent for The Nation, says the poor in America are demonized to justify huge cuts in crucial programs for low-income Americans. Read more...
Here in the richest country on earth, 50 million of us — one in six Americans — go hungry. More than a third of them are children. And yet Congress can’t pass a Farm Bill because our representatives continue to fight over how many billions to slash from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps. Read more...
They just can't stop themselves. When they're not doing their best to use that evil "big gubmit" to regulate women's vaginas, one of Republicans' favorite ways to spend their time is beating up on the poor -- as old "terror babies" Louie Gohmert decided to do on the floor of the House this Thursday afternoon. Read more...
The average American on food stamps gets just more than $30 a week to shop, but Congress is looking at cutting that budget by 20 percent. Congressman Peter DeFazio is working to prevent those cuts by showing what shopping on food stamps is like. Read more...